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the patriot act. that's like everything martin luther king did in public. >> breaking laws? law plauzbly, who knows. >> birmingham, the children's march, the march on washington, the march -- every anti-abortion protest? any time you're in the street you put people in danger and you're often breaking a law. so you know, again, we should all be up in arms about this stuff, and yet, you know. >> and frankly you don't have to have broken a law or be suspected of breaking a law to come within what the patriot act allows the government to do in terms of getting information about you. >> i want to ask you guys what this means for our conception of bipartisan ship. that's part of what the core is. always the story, we are had bipartisanship and we lost it and that's bad and that doesn't seem to me at all a complete picture of what this congress was. we'll talk about that after we take this break. [ male announcer ] edmunds.com says the all-new nissan altima is a better car than camry. to argue would be rude. nissan altima. with moving-object detection. lease now. just $199 per month. visit choosenis
on about gun control is that his stance seems to me often sort of reminds me of martin luther king's stance which is we're all impoverished by this series of events and in the race speech as well, we're a nation all of us are deeply impoverished by this sort of horrible state in which we find ourselves. so it is not -- it's an interesting sort of technique and interesting way to sort of garner empathy among the people that are listening to you because it doesn't point fingers. i doesn't say you're wrong or right. it says look here. all of us are together. and we are all worse off because of x, y or z. which i think is an incredible technique both used in fiction very often and also certainly used by president obama. >> certainly i would say also specifically people who actually read fiction, picking up a book that is a creation is essentially saying i want to explore your life, another life. >> it's choosing to exercise that muscle. >> exactly. the people drawn to fiction anyway are people who are essentially asking the reader, do a good enough job to help me become invested in someone else
lover, and i sea food differently. >>> 1967 martin luther king jr. was asked in an interview about black power, what the phrase meant. it was of course much on the minds of white america at the time. terrified by the phrase. here is what he said. >> i think that a strong, vigorous, determined movement can force the whole society to begin the process of accepting the negro as a fellow human being, a person, and as a man. >> is this not black power you're talking about? >> i guess that is in the sense that it is a psychological call for manhood. >> heaven forbid black power. i think what is so -- heaven forbid we be men. >> you're the head of i think the oldest civil rights organization in the country. the civil rights movement grew up in opposition to power. what was radical and scary about the phrase black power, those two words adjoined to each other was precisely what a break that symbolized with the entirety of american history. here we have the most powerful person in the country is a black man. my question to you is how does that change the politics of the civil rights movement? tha
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